Common networking problems and solutions

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In today’s world, every organization relies upon a good and hassle free Computer Network to maintain a good flow of data or information exchange. A Computer Network is the cornerstone of every organization used to share or exchange information which can be a image, text, video, sound clip or any other type of media or file. But it’s very embarrassing when we face some technical problems in our network which hampers our work. Here I am sharing some common network issues and some steps to come up with those issues.

1. Duplicate IP Address

Sometimes, more than one PC is trying to use same IP address by manual confirmation mistake, this can cause network issue with the parent network of computer or also it can intermittent network communications.

Duplicate IP Address
Duplicate IP Address

Solution: – Always try to find and assign a unique IP address for your PC or every computer system.

2. NIC got damaged or not placed well

NIC (Network Interface Card) is the most vital component of computer network is responsible for creating a temporary connection of your computer to a computer network.

Damaged NIC
Damaged NIC

Solution: – For NIC issue check your NIC to find whether it is good or damaged or installed properly or not. And you can also do ping the computers and analyse the problem and change the settings according to your problems or requirements.

3. No Network Access Issue

Sometimes we see “No Network Access” icon in our working computers or either we see a HTTP 504 web server error code.

No Network Access
No Network Access

Solution: – To solve this problem, check each and every component and wires are connected properly and if not then connect it properly or reset all the connections. You can also check the Hub or Router settings and if anything wrong is there just correct it or else you can restart the whole setup or connection.

4. Check Firewall Restrictions or Settings

Sometimes, Firewall will restrict and disallow the network access or file sharing between the computers in your network. That’s due to firewall restrictions which encounters no network issue or deny the network communication. Firewalls are responsible to protect your PC from threats or malware which can be come into your PC over internet or other network sources.

Firewall Restritioms
Firewall Restritioms

Solution: – Change your computer’s firewall settings and enable it for accessing network sharing and services. Then you’ll be able to connect, share and receive files, data or other media files from your networking system.

5. Slow Internet or Network Speed

You noticed some glitches in speed like slow internet or data transmission over the network then most of time usually people thought that they’ve excesses the data limit. This is also true but sometimes, it causes due to improper planning of network which causes the slower internet speed or data transmission over the network.

slow internet connection
slow internet connection

Solution: – Make sure that all the peripherals are connected and working properly. Use file compression technologies to reduce the burden of bulky files on network. Find and analyze the users to allocate network bandwidth according to the user’s needs to avoid excessive use of bandwidth or network space. And check your network card, is it updated or working properly or not, if anything is wrong then correct or replace it for a smoother networking performance.

6. Regular drops of network

You have noticed regular network connection failures or drops in network connections. Some physical damage of cables or wrong setup of network peripherals might be responsible for this.

Network Drops
Network Drops

Solution: – Check and identify the faulty areas, and if you see any cut or noise in cables then cut or replace it. Check to ensure the correct setup of routers, hubs and other network peripherals, and if anything is wrong there just correct it for a smooth networking experience.

 

Written by:Anish Tiwari is an SEO/SMO expert and Blogger loves to write and explore newness relates to IT, Search Engines, Web Development, and Gadgets etc. Follow me on Facebook and Instagram for the glimpses. You can also find me on Twitter and LinkedIn for better communication.

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  1. This section describes the most common problems encountered on the network and provides suggestions for solving them. Several possible causes and solutions for the problem follow.

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